National and historical symbols of Hungary

In this section you can find the crests of almost 2400 settlements of Hungary with notes. Find the starting letter of the settlement in the list and click if you want to see it.

The Coat-of-Arms of the Town of Nagyecsed
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(The County of Szabolcs-Szatmár Bereg)

The coat of arms of Nagyecsed is a standing shield with snout bottom. In the green meadow of the shield there is a crowned gilded lion with stiched-out tongue. This is a standing lion who is holding a silver dagger in his right front paw and his right back paw is lifted as if he wanted to make a step. The tail of the lion is arched in three directions. The middle arch ends in a limeleaf shape.

Over the shield is written in black letters: Nagyecsed.

The arms of Nagyecsed was made in 1994 and preserves the basic patterns of the old Báthory arms.

Nagyecsed is situated in the northeast of Hungary in the county of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg.

Archeologists have found traces of human life, on the confines of Nagyecsed, going back to the Neolithic Age.

The first written document which remembers of Nagyecsed dates back to 1217. In olden times Ecsed was surrounded by swamps. The dry land of Sárvár (mud fortress) was ideal for building a fortress on it but couldn't take in all the inhabitants who wanted to settle there.

Therefore Nagyecsed was founded on the closest land to Sárvár which was one of the four dry lands rising from the swamp.